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Tell me about mania with psychotic features with it pathophysiology sign and symptom treatment prevention?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Mania w/psychotic features is part of bipolar disorder. Presents with rapid [sometimes unintelligible] speech; grandiose delusions of unlimited wealth or power; excitement; irritability; increased energy; can hallucinate. Treatment: antipsychotic agents such as seroquel, (quetiapine) and mood stabilizing medications such as lithium or depakote, etc. See http://www.Webmd.Com/bipolar-disorder/default.Htm.

Answered May 6, 2016



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